Search for dissertations about: "orphans"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 swedish dissertations containing the word orphans.

  1. 1. Orphan Genes Bioinformatics : Identification and properties of de novo created genes

    Author : Walter Basile; Arne Elofsson; Diethard Tautz; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; bioinformatics; de novo; orphans; evolutionary genetics; biokemi med inriktning mot bioinformatik; Biochemistry towards Bioinformatics;

    Abstract : Even today, many genes are without any known homolog. These "orphans" are found in all species, from Viruses to Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes. For a portion of these genes, we might simply not have enough data to find homologs yet. READ MORE

  2. 2. Social Adjustment of Kenyan Orphaned Grandchildren

    Author : Paul Odhiambo Oburu; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : caregiving stress; child adjustment; physical discipline; grandmothers; orphans;

    Abstract : Oburu, P.O. (2004). READ MORE

  3. 3. From exclusion to inclusion : Young people’s trajectories from home to street to reintegration in the Kagera region, Tanzania

    Author : Jeanette Olsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : reintegration; children on the streets; child domestic workers; orphans; agency; resilience; social capital; life course perspective; Tanzania;

    Abstract : This thesis examines what causes children and young people to leave their homes, how they experience their situation on the streets and as domestic workers, and what facilitates them to reintegrate into their local community. A mixed methods approach was used, combining both qualitative and quantitative methodologies. READ MORE

  4. 4. Making motherhood safe in the West Bank, occupied Palestinian territory

    Author : Nadim Al-Adili; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; West Bank; reproductive deaths; maternal mortality; avoidability; verbal autopsy; quality of care; women s status; violence against women; Orphans survival; gender; death notification and registration; Occupied Palestinian Territory.;

    Abstract : Objective: To determine causes of death among women of reproductive age; to determine MMR; to review death notification and registration procedures, and to examine the fate and status of under-5 motherless orphans in the West Bank. Methods: All reported deaths (n= 431) of women 15-49 years old during 2000-2001 in the West Bank area of OPT were investigated. READ MORE

  5. 5. Four Essays on Interhousehold Transfers and Institutions in Post-Communist Romania

    Author : Andreea Mitrut; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Romania; gifts; reciprocity; social norms; groups; informal networks; inequality;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four essays related to different social and economic aspects in postcommunist Romania: Paper 1: In many developing and transitional countries, inter-household transfers in general and gifts in particular are sizable and very important. We use unique Romanian data that enables us to isolate pure gifts from other kinds of private transfers. READ MORE